Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett (Basketball Player), born on March 14, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Kirby Puckett's age 58 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Pisces, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Black. Let's check, How Tall is Kirby Puckett?

Kirby Puckett Bio

  • Birth Name:Kirby Puckett
  • First Name: Kirby
  • Last Name: Puckett
  • Age: 58 years (at death)
  • Died: March 6, 2006 (45 years)
  • Birth Date: March 14, 1960
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Country: USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Kirby Puckett Height

    5 ft 9 in (173 cm/)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 ft 9 in
    Height (in Centimeters)173 cm
    Height (in Meters)
    Weight (in Kilograms)81 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)179 lbs

    Kirby Puckett Body Measurements

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    Kirby Puckett FAQs

    What eye disease did Kirby Puckett have?

    Minnesota Twins star Kirby Puckett, on the disabled list with blurred vision in his right eye, is suffering from a treatable form of glaucoma, but Baltimore eye specialist Dr. Burt Glaser said yesterday it is too early to tell whether the veteran outfielder will be able to continue his baseball career.

    Is Kirby Puckett alive?

    March 6, 2006

    How tall is Kirby Puckett?

    1.73 m

    Was Kirby Puckett good?

    Puckett was a very productive player whose career was cut short after he lost vision in one eye due to glaucoma. While his career batting average is an impressive . 318, Puckett did not play long enough to accumulate what one might consider Hall of Fame numbers.

    Kirby Puckett was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball career as a center fielder for the Minnesota Twins . Puckett is the Twins’ all-time leader in career hits, runs, doubles, and total bases. At the time of his retirement, his .318 career batting average was the highest by any right-handed American League batter since Joe DiMaggio. Puckett was the fourth baseball player during the 20th century to record 1,000 hits in his first five full calendar years in Major League Baseball, and was the second to record 2,000 hits during his first ten full calendar years. After being forced to retire in 1996 at age 36 due to loss of vision in one eye from a central retinal vein occlusion, Puckett was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001, his first year of eligibility. Puckett was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Robert Taylor Homes, a housing project on Chicago’s South Side . He attended and played baseball for Calumet High School . After receiving no scholarship offers following graduation, Puckett at first went to work on an assembly line for Ford Motor Company. However, he was given a chance to attend Bradley University and after one year transferred to Triton College. Despite his undersized 5′ 8″ frame, the Minnesota Twins selected him in the 1st round of the 1982 Major League Baseball draft.

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